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Additional Resources

We will continue to post COVID-19 information as it becomes available.

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11-25-2020Recorded Webinar: Economic Update: Big Trends Shaping the Canadian & Global Economies
11-24-2020COVID-19 Briefing: The Second Wave - Perspectives from an Infectious Disease Expert
11-23-2020SARS-CoV-2 Surveillance in Pets Study
11-22-2020COVID in Animals Review Part 8: Birds
11-18-2020COVID Puppy Survival Guide
11-18-2020Study Says Living With A Dog Increases COVID-19 Risk (But It Didn’t Find That)
11-18-2020OIE Statement on COVID-19 and Mink
11-13-2020Detection of New SARS-CoV-2 Variants Related to Mink
11-11-2020HAIRS risk assessment on SARS-CoV-2 in Mustelinae population
11-11-2020COVID in Animals Review Part 7: Cattle
11-10-2020Mutating COVID-19 in Mink – What’s the Story?
11-09-2020COVID-19 in Animals Review Part 6: Marine Mammals
11-06-2020Survey of Pet Owners Shows Impacts of Covid-19 Pandemic on Veterinary Care
11-02-2020COVID-19 in Animals Review Part 5: Horses
11-02-2020Recorded Webinar - COVID Canine Adoptions: What to Expect and How to Help!
10-30-2020COVID in Animals Review Part 4: Mustelids (Mink and Ferrets)
10-29-2020From Risk to Resilience: An Equity Approach to COVID-19
10-27-2020COVID in Animals Review Part 3: Pigs
10-26-2020SARS-CoV-2 Infected Dog: Canada
10-26-2020SARS-CoV-2 Detected in a Dog in Ontario
10-22-2020COVID-19 HR Checklist - HRdownloads
10-19-2020COVID in Animals Review Part 2: Dogs
10-18-2020Recorded Webinar - CVMA’s Veterinary Townhall Series: Staying Safe in Your Practice (Week 10)
10-16-2020COVID in Animals Review Part 1: Cats
10-13-2020WVA Virtual Seminar on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Veterinary Profession – Ongoing Assessment (Oc. 29)
10-13-2020WHO: What We Know About COVID-19 Vaccine Development
10-05-2020Global COVID-19 Veterinary Survey
10-02-2020Rapid Qualitative Risk Assessment (RQRA): SARS Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in Farmed Mink
09-28-2020‘No New Evidence of Transmission from a Dog, Cat, or Ferret to a New Human’ - WSAVA Webinar
09-26-2020SARS-CoV-2 in Cats: More Updates
09-26-2020A Great Curbside Experience: Dos and Don'ts to Guide your Approach
09-24-2020Advice for Essential Retailers during COVID-19 Pandemic
09-24-2020COVID Scent Detection Dogs
09-22-2020Survey of COVID-19 and Animal Workers
09-19-2020Recorded Webinar: CVMA’s Veterinary Townhall Series: COVID-19 Update – Risks and Reopening (Week 9)
09-18-2020SARS-CoV-2 in Cats and Dogs: Canada
09-16-2020One Health ... Less Talk, More Action
09-15-2020Minimizing COVID-19 Exposure and Social Distancing in Veterinary Practice
09-15-2020Vaccine Globalism, Not Nationalism
09-15-2020CFIA Scientific Studies Confirm Domestic Poultry and Swine do not Pose a Public Health Risk of Transmitting COVID-19
09-04-2020Recorded Webinar: VCPR Limits Vet Care During Pandemic
09-04-2020Recorded Webinar: SARS-CoV-2 at the Animal-Human Interface
09-03-2020Jumping Back and Forth: Anthropozoonotic and Zoonotic Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 on Mink Farms
09-02-2020Guidelines for Working with Free-Ranging Wild Mammals in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic
08-31-2020COVID-19 and Pet Visitation Programs
08-24-2020COVID-19: A Guide to Reopening Veterinary Medicine in Ontario, Stage 3
08-19-2020Veterinary Clinic Access and COVID-19 Risks
08-19-2020Susceptibility of Swine Cells and Domestic Pigs to SARS-CoV-2
08-19-2020SARS-CoV-2 Infection And Longitudinal Fecal Screening In Malayan Tigers (Panthera tigris jacksoni), Amur Tigers (Panthera tigris altaica), And African Lions (Panthera leo krugeri) At The Bronx Zoo, New York, USA
08-18-2020USDA Confirms SARS-CoV-2 in Mink in Utah
08-17-2020Foodborne COVID-19 Fear
08-12-2020CFIA Invitation to a COVID-19 International Symposium - Miniseries
08-06-2020Weekly COVID-19 Impact Tracker - Week 11
08-06-2020Risk of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 at the humananimal interface: what is known so far?
08-06-2020Recommendations for the Epidemiological Investigation of SARS-CoV-2 Transmission to Farmed and Companion Animals in Contact with COVID-19 Infected Humans
07-30-2020More on SARS-CoV-2 Testing in Animals
07-28-2020COVID-19 Detection Dogs
07-24-2020Exposure of humans or Animals to SARS-CoV-2 from Wild, Livestock, Companion and Aquatic Animals
07-24-2020COVID-19 and Animals in Canada: Updated July 24, 2020
07-16-2020Ask an Expert: Confronting COVID-19 Myths
07-16-2020COVID-19 and Animals ... Odds and Ends
07-16-2020Weekly COVID Impact Tracker - Week 10
07-16-2020Exposure of Humans or Animals to SARS-CoV-2 from Wild, Livestock, Companion and Aquatic Animals
07-16-2020AVMA Flowchart Provides Guidance for Social Distancing in Veterinary Practices
07-14-2020Results of the National COVID-19 Survey
07-07-2020SARS-CoV-2, Masks and Fomites
06-30-2020Weekly COVID Impact Tracker - Week Nine
06-26-2020Recorded Webinar: CVMA’s Veterinary Townhall Series: Post COVID-19 Reopening & Recovery – the Business Realities of Running a Veterinary Hospital (Week 8)
06-26-2020Epidemiology & Clinical Management of COVID-19: Update 31
06-26-2020RAPID QUALITATIVE RISK ASSESSMENT: SARS Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in Farmed Mink
06-22-2020Recorded Webinar: CVMA’s Veterinary Townhall Series: A Canadian Update, a Review of SARS-CoV-2 in Animals, Clinic Precautions, & an Industry Update (Week 7)
06-19-2020Next Round of COVID-19 Odds and Ends
06-18-2020Reopening Post COVID-19 FAQs
06-18-2020Canadian Veterinary Industry Visitation Guidelines
06-15-2020Weekly COVID Impact Tracker - Week Eight
06-09-2020Questions & Answers: Legal Perspectives & Practice Management During COVID-19 (CVMA’s Veterinary Townhall Series Week 5)
06-06-2020CVMA COVID-19 Survey Results
06-06-2020Veterinary COVID-19 Infection Control Q&A
06-05-2020COVID-19 Scent-Detection Dogs
06-05-2020Recorded Webinar: CVMA’s Veterinary Townhall Series: A COVID-19 in Animals Update and Practical Advice for Clinics (Week 6)
06-04-2020Weekly COVID Impact Tracker - Week Seven
06-04-2020COVID-19: New requirements for people entering Canada
06-04-2020COVID-19 Cat: Minnesota
06-04-2020Risk mitigation tool for workplaces/businesses operating during the COVID-19 pandemic
06-03-2020More Dutch Mink with COVID-19
06-02-2020New Feline SARS-CoV-2 Experimental Infection Study
05-29-2020Recorded Webinar - A Physician’s Viewpoint on COVID-19: Lessons Learned on the Front Lines at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto
05-29-2020More COVID-19 Odds and Ends
05-29-2020Presentation Slides: A Physician’s Viewpoint on COVID-19: Lessons Learned on the Front Lines at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto
05-29-2020N95 Masks with Exhalation Valves, Part 2
05-28-2020Veterinary Clinic Staff Cohorting
05-28-2020Minister Ng Announces Hotline To Provide Small Businesses In Need With Financial Planning Advice Amid COVID-19
05-28-2020Recorded Webinar: CVMA’s Veterinary Townhall Series Week 5: Legal Perspectives and Practice Management During COVID-19
05-28-2020Weekly COVID Impact Tracker - Week Six
05-27-2020Guidelines to Mitigate the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Livestock Production and Animal Health
05-27-20208 Domains of Well-Being ... COVID-19 Style! Week 8: Spiritual Well-Being
05-26-2020Dutch Mink Farm COVID-19 Update
05-25-2020Recorded Webinar: CVMA’s Veterinary Townhall Series: Recovering from COVID – What this Means for Your Practice (Week Four)
05-25-20208 Domains of Well-Being ... COVID-19 Style! Week 7: Occupational Well-Being
05-25-2020Mental Health Services At Your Fingertips – A Timely Reminder
05-25-2020CVMA In Partnership With Scotiabank Is Here To Support You And Your Business
05-25-2020Weekly COVID Impact Tracker - Week Five
05-21-2020A Physician’s Viewpoint on COVID-19: Lessons Learned on the Front Lines at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto (May 28)
05-20-2020COVID-19 Is Affecting Our Lives in Almost Every Way, Including How We Care For Our Pets (video)
05-20-2020Suspected Mink-to-Human Transmission of SARS-CoV-2
05-19-2020Dogs, Cats, Mink: A Dutch Menagerie of SARS-CoV-2 Cases
05-15-2020COVID-19 in Animals … A Few Updates
05-14-2020COVID-19 Experimental Infection in Cats
05-14-2020Recorded Webinar: CVMA’s Veterinary Townhall Series - SARS-CoV-2 in Animals, Recovery Planning, and Industry Relationships (Week Three)
05-14-2020Weekly COVID Impact Tracker - Week Four
05-13-2020Recorded Webinar: CVMA’s Veterinary Townhall Series - An Update on COVID-19 in Animals & a Look Ahead at Social Distancing During Recovery (Week Two)
05-13-2020Rapid Qualitative Risk Assessment: SARS Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in Companion Animals
05-13-20208 Domains of Well-Being ... COVID-19 Style! Week 6
05-12-2020WVAC2020: Closing Event - May 15, 2020 - COVID-19 LIVE Panel Session (Free Registration)
05-12-2020Occupational Exposure Risks with COVID-19
05-12-2020Infection and Infection Control During COVID-19 - Information for Canadian Animal Shelters (Dr. Scott Weese Webinar, May 15)
05-11-2020Update: Interim Guidance for Laboratories Testing Animals for SARS-CoV-2
05-11-2020The New Normal: Getting Back to Work During the Pandemic (HRdownlaods webinar - May 21)
05-11-2020Weekly COVID Impact Tracker - Week Three
05-11-2020CVMA’s Veterinary Townhall Series: SARS-CoV-2 in Animals, Recovery Planning, and Industry Relationships (Week Three)
05-11-2020The Impact of COVID-19 on Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA)
05-11-2020WHO Academy’s New COVID-19 Mobile Learning App
05-08-2020WVA - COVID-19 LIVE Panel Session
05-08-2020AAFC - Workplace Guidance for Sector Employers and Employees
05-08-2020COVID-19 in a cat: Spain
05-08-20208 Domains of Well-Being ... COVID-19 Style! Week 5
05-07-2020CAHI COVID-19 in Companion Animals Seminar - A CAHI Information-Sharing Webinar
05-07-2020Council of Chief Veterinary Officers Position Statement: Testing of Animals for SARS-CoV-2
05-07-2020Interim Guidance for Laboratories Testing Animals for SARS-CoV-2
05-07-2020The CVMA Understands The Concerns You Have About Your Animals During This Challenging Time (video)
05-07-2020Scott Weese COVID-19 Webinar for Canadian Shelters May 15 - Pre-Webinar Survey
05-06-2020Looking Towards Expanding Veterinary Care During COVID-19: Ontario
05-06-2020Weekly COVID Impact Tracker - Week Two
05-06-2020Weekly COVID Impact Tracker - Week One
05-06-2020Recorded Webinar: CVMA’s Veterinary Townhall Series – Navigating through COVID-19 (Week One)
05-05-2020Webinar - Winning at the Long Game: Workplace Mental Health Policies are the Way Forward (May 8)
05-04-2020NEW! COVID-19 and Animals - Frequently Asked Questions for Veterinarians
05-04-2020CVMA’s Veterinary Townhall Series – An Update on COVID-19 in Animals & a Look Ahead at Social Distancing During Recovery - Week 2
05-01-20208 Domains of Well-Being ... COVID-19 Style! Week 4
05-01-2020RVTTC Open Letter to Pet Owners (video)
05-01-2020COVID-19 in animals: Odds and ends
05-01-2020COVID-19 and Veterinary Dentistry
05-01-20208 Domains of Well-Being ... COVID-19 Style! Week 3
04-30-2020Companion Animals and COVID-19: A COVID-19 Response Information Sharing Webinar (May 1)
04-30-2020Curated COVID-19 Resources and Webinars - University of Toronto
04-30-2020WHO Survey on Health and Safety of Health Workers in COVID-19
04-29-2020COVID-19 and endangered animals
04-28-2020COVID-19 modelling and the impact of releasing cats
04-26-2020COVID-19 in mink: The Netherlands
04-24-2020Practical ways to help vets during COVID-19
04-24-2020Pets and COVID-19 fears
04-23-2020Recommendations for Shelter Veterinarians: Testing for COVID-19
04-23-2020COVID-19 - Recommendations for Heartworm Testing and Prescribing Heartworm Preventives for Dogs in Ontario
04-22-2020COVID-19 in a lion, Bronx Zoo
04-22-2020COVID-19 and cats: Update on lion and pet cats in New York
04-21-2020COVID-19 CAHI Information Sharing Webinar Resources (April 9, 2020)
04-19-2020COVID-19 infected cats: New York
04-18-2020New COVID-19 Research Updates
04-17-2020COVID-19: FAQs for Pet Owners
04-17-2020Merck Animal Health Sponsors IMLocum and Gives Clinics Access to their Services Free of Charge until June 30th, 2020
04-17-2020COVID-19 Telemedicine Q&As
04-16-20208 Domains of Well-Being ... COVID-19 Style! Week 2
04-16-2020Webinar: COVID-19 and Companion Animals – What We Know Today (April 17)
04-16-2020Steps to help prevent the next COVID-19: Proposed changes to animal farming rules in China
04-16-2020Spay/neuter and TNR During COVID-19: Information for Canadian Animal Shelters (April 17)
04-15-2020Keeping Canadians and Workers in the Food Supply Chain Safe
04-15-2020COVID-19 and Animals - Frequently Asked Questions for Veterinarians
04-15-2020Ontario Shelter Medicine Association - Q&A: Can My Pet Catch or Transmit the COVID-19 Virus?
04-15-2020A rapid review of evidence of infection of pets and livestock with humanassociated coronavirus diseases, SARS, MERS, and COVID-19, and evidence of the fomite potential of pets and livestock
04-15-2020Recorded Webinar: Navigating Financial Implications of the COVID-19 Crisis on Veterinary Medicine in Canada
04-15-2020Animal Welfare During a Pandemic: Drs. Scott Weese & Ian Sandler discuss the Health & Well-Being of Pets, & how Veterinary Services are Adapting to the Ever-Evolving Pandemic
04-14-2020COVID-19 Recorded Webinar: What is Veterinary Telemedicine? A Q&A Session
04-14-2020SARS-CoV-2 and a canine origin? Seems unlikely
04-14-2020SARS-CoV-2 in animals: To test or not to test
04-09-2020Dermatology Practice and Social Distancing
04-09-20208 Domains of Well-Being ... COVID-19 Style!
04-09-2020COVID-19: Preventative Measures List
04-09-2020AVMA - COVID-19 Social Tools
04-09-2020COVID-19: Business Contingency Plan
04-09-2020COVID-19: Coronavirus Memo for Workers
04-09-2020Susceptibility of ferrets, cats, dogs, and other domesticated animals to SARS–coronavirus 2
04-09-2020COVID-19: Social Distancing - Poster
04-09-2020Ward & Uptigrove PPT: Navigating the Financial Implications of the COVID-19 Crisis
04-09-2020COVID-19: Work Refusal
04-09-2020COVID-19 Breakeven Fixed Costs Excel Sheet
04-09-2020CVMA National Issues Committee Member, Dr. Ian Sandler speaks to 580 CFRA about COVID-19 in animals.
04-09-2020COVID-19: What Employers Need to Consider
04-09-20202nd SARS-Cov-2 Positive Dog in Hong Kong: Update
04-09-2020COVID-19: Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers - Excel Workbook
04-08-2020Another SARS-CoV-2 Experimental Study
04-08-2020Preventing and Responding to COVID-19 in Meat Slaughter and Processing Establishments
04-08-2020Merck Manuals COVID-19 Information and Resources
04-08-2020New COVID Council Webinar featuring Dr. Scott Weese - April 9
04-08-2020Recorded Webinar: Staying Psychologically Safe in the face of COVID-19
04-07-2020Telemedicine Guidance Document | Economics and Telemedicine Webinars Reminder
04-07-2020CAHI COVID-19 Response Information Sharing Webinar with CVMA Updates - April 9, 2020
04-07-2020SARS-CoV-2 in cats: Wuhan, China
04-07-2020Routine mask use in vet clinics?
04-06-2020CVMA COVID-19 Webinar: What is Veterinary Telemedicine? A Q&A Session - April 8, 2020
04-06-2020CVMA Economics Webinar: Navigating the Financial Implications of the COVID-19 Crisis on Vet Medicine - April 8, 2020
04-06-2020COVID-19 Webinar: Information for Canadian Animal Shelters
04-06-2020Dr. Ian Sandler, member of the CVMA's National Issues Committee, speaks to Global News Radio about COVID-19 and your pets
04-06-2020CVMA Veterinary Telemedicine Guidelines
04-03-2020PSA: Veterinarians are Here for You during the COVID-19 Pandemic
04-02-2020Coronavirus Can Infect Cats — Dogs, Not So Much
04-02-2020Pets of People With COVID-19: What To Do If The Owner Can’t Care For Them?
04-02-2020Information Update on Veterinary Antimicrobial Sales Reporting for the Year 2019 - from the Veterinary Drugs Directorate
04-02-2020Presentation - COVID-19 Legal Perspectives: Workplace Issues
04-02-2020Recorded Webinar - COVID-19 Legal Perspectives: Workplace Issues
04-01-2020Recording Available: COVID-19 in Veterinary and Animal Group Settings: Protecting People and Animals
04-01-2020SARS-CoV-2 in Dogs, Cats and Ferrets ... A New Experimental Study
04-01-2020In Times When Social Distancing is Required the CVMA WebStore – is Here to Support You
03-31-2020NEW! CVMA: COVID-19 and Animals - FAQs for Veterinarians
03-31-2020Preventing and Responding to COVID-19 in Meat Slaughter and Processing Establishments
03-31-2020Social Distancing and Vet Clinics: A Video
03-31-2020World Health Organization: COVID-19 Update 20
03-31-2020Canine Coronavirus Disease - VCA
03-30-2020COVID-19 and Ferrets
03-30-2020Social Distancing WITHIN Veterinary Clinics
03-27-2020Mental Health Webinar: Staying Psychologically Safe in the Face of COVID-19
03-27-2020British Veterinary Association: Guidance for Veterinary Practices in Assessing Emergency and Urgent Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic
03-26-2020Mobile Vets and COVID-19
03-26-2020Update: PHAC Information on Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
03-25-2020The CFIA is prioritizing critical activities during COVID-19 pandemic
03-25-2020Personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages in veterinary medicine
03-25-2020AAHA’s COVID-19 Response
03-25-2020VIN COVID-19 Information Center
03-25-2020Canadian Council on Animal Care - Updates Concerning COVID-19
03-25-2020Advice for Companion Animal Practitioners During the COVID-19 Outbreak
03-24-2020CVMA: COVID-19 - Guidelines for Elective Services and Social Distancing
03-24-2020The OIE Responds to Questions on COVID-19
03-23-2020CALAM/ACMAL National Teleconference: COVID-19 - March 25, 2020
03-23-2020In an effort to assist with some new business challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, CVMA in partnership with HRdownloads is here to support you
03-23-2020CVMA: COVID-19 - NEW! Government of Canada Information including Guidance on Humans and Animals, and Food
03-22-2020COVID-19: Ventilators for Use in Human Medicine?
03-22-2020Wanted: Hydrogen peroxide and glycerol
03-21-2020Veterinary Clinics Named Essential Service in PEI
03-21-2020COVID-19 Information for California Veterinarians
03-21-2020Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) - Information for industry
03-20-2020Advice for pet owners for visiting your vet during the COVID-19 outbreak
03-20-2020Global Veterinary Surgery: ‘No evidence that COVID-19 can be contracted from pets’
03-20-2020COVID-19: What we don’t know (but that doesn’t mean we can’t do something)
03-19-2020How to Prepare Your Farm for COVID-19
03-19-20207 everyday ways to adapt veterinary practice during the pandemic
03-19-2020COVID-19 update: Another positive dog
03-19-2020Flattening the curve: How clinics are helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19
03-19-2020CVMA: Preventive Tips for Managing COVID-19 in the Clinic
03-19-2020Health Canada Application and Notification Form for Exceptional Release of Disinfectant and Sanitizing Products
03-19-2020NAVC - The Coronavirus and Pets
03-18-2020ABVMA: Veterinary Care for your Animals – COVID-19 Information
03-18-2020Social distancing and veterinary medicine: Are they compatible?
03-18-2020Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Awareness resources
03-18-2020Routine Practices and Additional Precautions for Preventing the Transmission of Infection in Healthcare Settings
03-18-2020Bulletin for ABVMA Members – COVID-19
03-18-2020Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): For health professionals
03-18-2020College of Veterinarians of Ontario Temporarily Relaxes Certain Regulations on Prescribing and Dispensing During Public Health Emergency
03-18-2020Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Resources for Canadian businesses
03-18-2020OIE and WVA: COVID-19 and Veterinary Activities Designated as Essential
03-18-2020Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Guidance documents
03-17-2020LifeLearn’s Complimentary COVID-19 Response Kit
03-17-2020Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Owner Contact Guidelines
03-17-2020NEWStat: Special COVID-19 Edition
03-13-2020WHO Information Network for Epidemics: COVID-19 Update 16